Entries Tagged as 'Accessibility'

Finally, a Textbook Program for Students with Disabilities

May 4th, 2009 · Comments Off

Being part of the Wright State University community has given me a whole new perspective on students with disabilities.  Approximately 10% of our population is part of this community.  It is very difficult for these students to get their textbooks and other course material in a format appropriate to their needs.  That has just been […]

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Tags: Accessibility · Articles of Interest · DRM · Mobile Devices · Press Releases · Textbooks

Using eBooks for students with disabilities

September 29th, 2008 · Comments Off

Now here is a great use for eBooks – increasing access to traditional print textbooks for students with disabilities. SOCHE, the Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education received a grant to provide an online library of electronic textbooks to qualifying students at 12 institutions in Ohio.  These electronic textbooks offer students with disabilities the chance to […]

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International Children’s Digital Library – New Enhancements

June 20th, 2008 · Comments Off

International Children’s Digital Library Unveils Breakthrough Enhancements From PRWeb Unique Technology Significantly Improves Translation, Readability Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 17, 2008 — The International Children’s Digital Library (ICDL) Foundation (www.childrenslibrary.org), which is the world’s largest collection of children’s literature available freely on the Internet, today announced the completion and implementation of its ClearText technology which […]

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Tags: Accessibility · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · School Libraries